Great news for my Ghost Ranch workshops--now there are 2 each year! My 14th Ghost Ranch Art Workshop/ Retreat is my UN-traditional watermedia workshop 29
Sept-5 Oct as the leaves turn golden and the air is brisk. We always have new things to try! (This one fills up early--there is room for 4 more to attend) Details appear on the Ghost Ranch tab above.
7 June-14 Sept the Annual Merging Visions Exhibition will be availble for viewing at the
Meadows Gallery in the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton. This is a collaboration of the Visual Arts Society of Texas with the Denton Poet's Society.
Don't miss the Visual Arts of Lewisville big show of the year: Fresh Ideas Juried Exhibition in the MCL Grand Performance
Center. Two of my works were chosen for inclusion: a large round weaving, "Birds of a Feather" and an oil pastel work, "On Purpose." The show runs 20 July-24 August.
is where I am scheduled!
DVisit the Eismann Performance Hall in September to see the 56th Juried Southwester Watercolor Society Membership Show. My
"Pearl Sunflowers" was chosen by juror, Vladislav Yeliseyev to be included.
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX
My "Tangled Tulips" watercolor image has been chosen for a traffic signal box cover. It will
be my second box as a Project of the City of Grand Prairie Public Art Program. Stayed tuned to find out location!
Some of my 2019 news!
A new year begins....
"The Message", a mixed media with oil, cold wax and pastel won the Abstract Award of Merit in the 2019
National Small Works Show in Mena, ARK. This, along with another piece accepted, and an award last year has earned my Signature Status with SouthWest Artists, Inc
Two of my paintings, "Night Blooms, Nairobi, Kenya" and "Beneath the Banyan" have been accepted by the
curator to be published in the inaugural edition of theContempo Annualbook, Vol. 1.
The Visual Arts Society of Texas in Denton voted "Spirit of Chichen Itza, Mexico", a watercolor, as first place for March Art of the
At the February meeting of Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth my "Spirit of Chichen Itza, Mexico" won 2nd place for Art of the
In Lewisville the MCL Grand Hosted "American the Beautiful" Juried Exhibition in January. One of my 3 pieces accepted, "Ghosts in the Snow,
Ghost Ranch," a photograph, won Honorable Mention. (I awlays wanted to see the Ranch in the wintertime and it did not disappoint with snow flurries after I arrived on the property.
During the month of March the north hallway at the Lewisville MCL Grand hosted the winning monthly art pieces from 2018. My photograph,
"Morning Ride, Magilligan Point, Northern Ireland" was included.
I love to share! I have
done demo painting/ workshops for several North Texas art associations: Lewisville, Fort Worth, McKinney, Gainesville, Decatur, Sherman, Paris, Mid-Cities, Johnson County in Cleburn, Grand Prairie
and Weatherford. Further away, I've had workshops at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu and Santa Fe, NM; Branson, MO; Sedona, AZ and Topeka, KS.
Contact me if you need a
speaker, workshop/demo artist or juror!
I am Past President of Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth, TX and this
year serving as secretary. Check out this terrific watercolor association at